• Jobbik: Orbán’s Cabinet Owes Explanation On Aid To Build Vietnam Oncology Centre

    Jobbik: Orbán’s Cabinet Owes Explanation On Aid To Build Vietnam Oncology Centre

    • 2 Oct 2017 11:00 AM

    The government should state its reasons for aiding the construction of an oncology centre in Vietnam with 60 million euros, opposition Jobbik said on Friday. The contract to aid the 500-bed centre had been signed by the Socialist government in 2009, Andrea Varga-Damm of Jobbik told a press briefing. In the time since, Vietnam has doubled its GDP while Hungary’s has declined, she noted.

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  • Opinion: A First - Nine Opposition Parties Agree On Long-Range Healthcare Priorities

    Opinion: A First - Nine Opposition Parties Agree On Long-Range Healthcare Priorities

    • 20 Sep 2017 8:00 AM

    Today was an extraordinary day, one that few people believed would ever come to pass. All nine opposition parties, including Jobbik, signed onto a “national healthcare minimum,” a document that outlines the basic steps that must be taken to salvage the sinking ship of Hungarian healthcare. Fidesz was also invited to the discussions that preceded the final act of approval, but the government party refused to participate.

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  • WHO: Hungary Spends Little On Health

    WHO: Hungary Spends Little On Health

    • 15 Sep 2017 8:58 AM

    The World Health Organisation recommends that countries not allow their citizens to cover more than 15% of total health care costs from private funds, Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsa Jakab told the group’s conference in Budapest yesterday.

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  • No Air Quality Monitors In Budapest

    No Air Quality Monitors In Budapest

    • 13 Sep 2017 10:02 AM

    The 12 air pollution monitoring stations in Budapest have been unable to provide data since August 18, the environmental NGO Levegõ Munkacsoport warned on its website.

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